Jose Guadelupe Posada
Arts of the Americas
José Guadalupe Posada’s prints depicting calaveras (skeletons) are similar to ones that Kahlo and Rivera collected. Posada’s satirical images lampooned President Porfirio Díaz and those around him, and influenced many post-Revolutionary artists.
Los grabados de calaveras de José Guadalupe Posada son similares a los que Kahlo y Rivera coleccionaban. Las imágenes satíricas de Posada parodiaban al presidente Porfirio Díaz y sus allegados, e influyeron sobre muchos artistas posrevolucionarios.
Relief engraving on wove paper
"10" inscribed in graphite on upper right corner of recto
Gift of Wilfred P. Cohen
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Jose Guadelupe Posada (Mexican, 1852-1913). Calavera "Clerical." . Relief engraving on wove paper
, 2 15/16 × 3 3/8 in. (7.5 × 8.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Wilfred P. Cohen, 66.132.9 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.66.132.9.jpg)
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